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Definition

Falls occurring in residential aged care and resulting in patient harm treated in hospital

Indicator Summary

Numerator
Number of hospital separations with a diagnosis of injury resulting from fall, where the event occurred in residential aged care
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Denominator
Number of resident-occupied place days
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Computation

Injury resulting from fall defined by ICD-10-AM external cause codes of W00–W19.

Events occurring in residential aged care defined by a place of occurrence code of Y92.14 (Aged Care Facility).

Only includes in the numerator those separations where the ICD-10-AM code for the principal diagnosis is in the range of S00–T14 (inclusive).

Analysis by state and territory is based on …

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Disaggregation

2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2009–10—State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication. National disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable.

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Injury resulting from fall defined by ICD-10-AM external cause codes of W00–W19.

Events occurring in residential aged care defined by a place of occurrence code of Y92.14 (Aged Care Facility).

Only includes in the numerator those separations where the ICD-10-AM code for the principal diagnosis is in the range of S00–T14 (inclusive).

Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.

Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.

Presented as:

  • number of separations
  • per 10,000 resident-occupied place days.
Numerators
Number of hospital separations with a diagnosis of injury resulting from fall, where the event occurred in residential aged care
Denominators
Number of resident-occupied place days
Disaggregation

2009–10—Nationally, by SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) deciles

2009–10—State and territory, by:

  • Indigenous status
  • remoteness (Australian Standard Geographical Classification Remoteness Structure)
  • SEIFA IRSD quintiles

Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication. National disaggregation by Indigenous status will be based on data only from jurisdictions for which the quality of Indigenous identification is considered acceptable.

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